Virtuoso Life - March/April 2012 - (Page 46)
LiVing ThE VirTuoSo LiFE
Personal one-upmanship: Jeannette Fuller’s travel advisor outdoes herself with every trip. INTERVIEWED By DAVID hOchmAN
y father believed in travel,” says Jeannette Fuller of where she got her gusto for traveling the world. growing up in Wichita, Kansas, the family flew to Tahiti back when it was the longest prop-plane flight in the world, and spending the occasional January in caneel Bay wasn’t uncommon. Today, Fuller, 65, and her husband, Bill, live in Boca Raton, Florida, and look to Virtuoso travel advisor Arlene Feen for experiences to inspire a new generation.
“Absolutely. We like taking everybody along when we can, from our 2-year-old granddaughter and our two adult sons to my sisterin-law and Bill’s mom, who’s 84.”
How do you juggle everybody’s needs?
Travel sounds like a family affair.
“You get creative. Last year we all wanted to take the OrientExpress from Venice to Paris. Two-year-olds aren’t normally allowed in the dining car, so we sent a video of my granddaughter at the dinner table, and they
From top: The Fullers in Prague and Saguenay, Canada, and Jules Verne’s Eiffel Tower perch.
(JULES VERNE) DIREcTphOTO.ORg/ALAmy
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